Guidance

HMRC email updates, videos and webinars for Making Tax Digital

Learn more about Making Income Tax and VAT Digital if you’re an agent or a business.

Changes from 1 November 2022

From 1 November 2022, you will not be able to use your existing VAT online account to send monthly or quarterly VAT returns.

You must sign up to Making Tax Digital (MTD) and use compatible software to keep your VAT records and file VAT returns.

Subscribe to receive email updates

Subscribe to the HMRC help and support email service to get information on a wide range of topics for individuals, businesses, employers and agents.

You can also:

  • make changes to your topic subscriptions
  • unsubscribe from the service whenever you want

Registering and joining webinars

You can register for webinars in advance but we recommend you join each webinar 5 minutes before the start.

Getting compatible accounting software

Find compatible accounting software for:

Sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT

Watch a video about how to sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT.

Watch a video about how to sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT

Here’s how you can:

Making Tax Digital for VAT

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about Making Tax Digital for VAT.

This webinar explains that from Tuesday 1 November 2022, VAT-registered businesses will no longer be able to use their existing VAT online account to submit their VAT returns.

You will learn about:

  • Making Tax Digital for VAT
  • penalty reform, which is being introduced in January 2023

You must sign up to Making Tax Digital and use Making Tax Digital-compatible software to keep their VAT records and file returns.

Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment

Watch a video for agents about top tips for Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment.

Watch a video for agents about top tips for Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment.

HMRC community forums

You can use the online HMRC community forums to ask questions, see what others are asking and get answers.

Published 31 May 2018
Last updated 31 March 2023 + show all updates
  1. The link to the recorded webinar for Making Tax Digital for VAT has been updated.

  2. A new recorded webinar about Making Tax Digital for VAT has been added.

  3. Information about the next Making Tax Digital for VAT live webinar has been added.

  4. We have updated the page to confirm that from 1 November 2022, you will not be able to use your existing VAT online account to send quarterly or monthly VAT returns. You’ll need to sign up to Making Tax Digital (MTD) and use compatible software to keep VAT records and file your VAT returns.

  5. Information about the HMRC help and support email service and a new ‘HMRC community forums’ section has been added.

  6. The videos about getting compatible accounting software, keeping digital VAT records and the basics of Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment are no longer available.

  7. The link to watch a recorded webinar about Making Tax Digital for VAT has been updated.

  8. Recorded webinars ‘Making Tax Digital for VAT for agents’, ‘agent services and Making Tax Digital’ and ‘Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment’ are no longer available.

  9. The link to register for the next live webinar about Making Tax Digital for VAT has been updated.

  10. A recording of a webinar about Making Tax Digital for VAT has been added.

  11. Information added about a Making Tax Digital for VAT webinar.

  12. A catch up webinar for Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment has been added.

  13. The webinar about Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment has been updated.

  14. The webinar about Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment has been updated.

  15. A webinar about Making Tax Digital for Income Tax has been added.

  16. A YouTube video for agents about top tips for Making Tax Digital for Income Tax has been added.

  17. The YouTube video for Keeping VAT records digitally has been updated.

  18. YouTube videos 'what is compatible software' and 'how to sign up to making tax digital for VAT' have been updated.

  19. A YouTube video about how to sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT has been added.

  20. Webinar about Making Tax Digital for Income Tax updated.

  21. The YouTube video for 'Signing up for Making Tax Digital for VAT' has been removed and is being updated. A new version will go live soon.

  22. A webinar has been added to help your business get ready for April 2019.

  23. New YouTube videos about the Making Tax Digital pilot for VAT have been added.

  24. First published.